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15 resistance operations in the West Bank within 24 hours

The West Bank witnessed 15 resistance operations targeting the Zionists' occupation and settlers in different areas, during the last 24 hours.

Clashes erupted and stones were thrown at several points in the West Bank, including Al-Quds, Nablus, Bethlehem. Salfit and Al-khalil.


Meanwhile, Israeli forces have detained at least 13 Palestinians in multiple raids across the West Bank and al-Quds, as the Zionist regime continues its massive arrest campaign across the occupied territories.


Palestine’s Wafa news agency, citing local sources, reported that Israeli troops raided the town of al-Yamoun in the north of the West Bank on Tuesday, arresting four Palestinians.


Four other Palestinians were also detained in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, while three others were rounded up in the city of al-Khalil.


In East al-Quds, the regime’s forces arrested a Palestinian at the al-Aqsa mosque compound, and another Palestinian was detained at a checkpoint at the entrance of the city of Jericho.


Similar raids were also reported in the flashpoint city of Jenin.


The raids in different parts of the occupied territories were followed by clashes that broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinian residents. 


The Israeli military frequently carries out wide-ranging arrest campaigns across the West Bank under the pretext of searching for “wanted” Palestinians.


Thousands of Palestinians are held in Israeli jails. Hundreds have been incarcerated under the practice of administrative detention, which allows holding Palestinian inmates in Israeli prisons without trial or charge.


Some Palestinian prisoners have even been held in administrative detention for up to eleven years.


Meanwhile, at least six Palestinians were injured after a group of Israeli settlers attacked the town of Huwara, near the West Bank city of Nablus, on Monday night.


Palestinian media outlets said settlers physically assaulted Palestinians during the attack, torching homes and cars, damaging ambulances, and throwing stones at passing Palestinian-owned vehicles.


In a  statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry said one of the six wounded was hospitalized after suffering a serious head injury, as it condemned the increasing attacks on the health system.


“The persistence of the occupation [soldiers] and settlers in attacking treatment centers and health workers, and obstructing the movement of ambulances and paramedics, is increasing dramatically day by day,” the ministry said, calling on international organizations to intervene.


Huwara was the site of a settler rampage last month that killed one Palestinian and injured hundreds of others. The settlers were reportedly angered by the killing of two Israeli settlers by a Palestinian gunman in Huwara.


Following the aggression, the regime's finance minister Bezalel Smotrich said the Palestinian village of Huwara should be “wiped out.”  His comments sparked widespread condemnation from Muslim countries. 


Monday’s attack took place a few hours after a young Palestinian man—identified as Omair Loulah--succumbed to gunshot wounds he sustained more than a month ago during an Israeli army raid in Nablus.


Over the past months, Israel has ramped up attacks on Palestinian towns and cities throughout the occupied territories. As a result of these attacks, dozens of Palestinians have lost their lives and many others have been arrested.


Most of the raids have focused on Nablus and Jenin, where Israeli forces have been trying to stifle a growing Palestinian resistance in the occupied cities.


Local and international rights groups have condemned Israel’s excessive use of force and “shoot-to-kill policy” against Palestinians.